Work with BookTrust

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.4 million children across the UK with books, resources and support to help develop a love of reading - because we know that reading can transform lives.

Our programmes and campaigns are delivered via health, library, schools, early years and outreach partners.

Children in Care Lead

Salary: £45,000 – £49,000 per annum
Battersea office

We are looking for someone with knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing children in care and child protection systems, and a track record of working with senior stakeholders, who could support and develop our work for children in care to the next level.

To apply, please email your CV, a covering letter explaining how you think BookTrust can support local authorities in their work with children in care, and a completed equality monitoring form to

Closing date: Monday, 6 May (midnight)
Interview dates: TBC

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BookTrust is an equal opportunities employer

We aim to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability and that all appointments are made solely on the basis of merit.

In order that our equality policy is effective we carry out regular monitoring of job applicants, and we would therefore ask you to complete the equality monitoring form.This information will be kept centrally within our secure HR department, completely separate from your recruitment application form and will be used for the sole purpose of compiling statistical information. The information will be separated from the application form and will not be given to the selection panel. The completed monitoring form will be destroyed once the information given in it has been collated.

BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Charity no. 313343.
No contact from agencies, please.

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